Spartanburg -- Biography -- Fowler, Mike, 2001
Scope and Contents
One article from the Spartanburg Herald-Journal on Fowler’s involvement in the “Increase the Peace” campaign.
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Biographical / Historical
Mike Fowler is a former Spartanburg chef. In 2001 he partnered with community activist, Thomas Simuel, and the Southside Barbershop to start a campaign called “Increase the Peace.” The campaign aimed to reduce neighborhood violence and was inspired by the Omega Boys Club/Street Soldiers Program, based in San Francisco, California, which treats violence as a public health issue.
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Kennedy Room: Spartanburg Pamphlet File Drawer 2
- Community activists Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Fowler, Mike
- Youth and violence Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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